ServiceController.Pause Method

Suspends a service's operation.

Namespace: System.ServiceProcess
Assembly: System.ServiceProcess (in system.serviceprocess.dll)

Public Sub Pause
Dim instance As ServiceController

public void Pause ()
public function Pause ()

Exception typeCondition


An error occurred when accessing a system API.


The service cannot be paused.

You cannot call Continue for the service until the service controller status is Paused.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0